Character Study: Scout Finch
“To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee is one of the most popular books taught in U.S. schools today and remains a classic icon among the stores of contemporary American literature. One of the elements underpinning this novel’s legacy is young Scout, who has become one of the most beloved characters in American fiction. Invite your class to step inside the pages of the story with this video resource from American Masters. Support materials include discussion questions, teaching tips, and an activity that encourages students to conduct a character study.
Additional resources on PBS LearningMedia include:
- Is To Kill A Mockingbird Still Relevant Today?
- To Kill a Mockingbird Setting: A Portrait of a Southern Town in the 1930s
- To Kill a Mockingbird: Southern Reaction 1960